In 1756 Samuel Eastburn deeded a small tract at Upper York and Sugan roads to the overseers of Buckingham Friends Meeting. They build a stone school house on the site and continued to run the Center Hill School there until 1808 when the newly established Solebury Friends Meeting took over. Ownership transferred to the Solebury Township School District in 1870 and then to the Solebury Township Historical Society in 2012. It is believed to be the school building in longest continual educational use in the United States.
STHS presents the 6th annual Impression-Sips fundraising BYOB painting parties. Click here for more information and to reserve your spot!
Click here to read our most recent newsletter.
Invest in our future through Planned Giving
Click here for more information.
New Year’s Day Brunch Sponsors
Help STHS preserve our history. Click on the Donate button below.
Oral History TopicsAnthonisen (George) Aquetong artists Barger (Raymond) Baum (Walter) Beaver Wars bridge trolley Buckingham Friends Bucks County Bucks County Playhouse Burpee (David) Bye (Ranulph) canal Carversville Centre Bridge coal Colt (Morgan) covered bridge Cuttalossa Delaware Canal Delaware River Depression diseases Doylestown Dump the Pump farming feminism flood Folinsbee (John) Garber (Daniel) grange Greenhill School Groenendahl (Anita) Guttman Center Hargens (Charles Jr.) Hillside Orphanage Hoffman (Abbie) Holmquist School Honey Hollow Hotel du Village Ingham Lahaska Lambertville land preservation Lathrop (William) Leith-Ross (Harry) Lumberville Marshall (Dr. George) Matthews (Paul) Mercer (Henry) mills music Nakashima (George) Native Americans New Hope Ney (Lloyd) one-room school Parry Mansion Peddler's Pack Perry Mansion Phillips Mill Point Pleasant polio Presidents Prohibition Pt. Pleasant Quakers Redfield (Edward) Renninger (Katherine Steele) Rice's Market Rosen (Charles) Rosin (Harry) Schofield (Walter) school segregation sledding Snell (Henry) social life Solebury Solebury Farmers Club Solebury Friends Meeting Solebury School Solowey (Ben) Sotter (George) St. Martin's Church St. Phillip's Church teacher Terrell (St. John) tugboat Underground Railroad US President war Waring (Alston) Wells (Charles) writers